Friday July 31st, 2015
Friday July 31st, 2015

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Prepare for Enyeama’s exit, Rufai tells Oliseh

Vincent Enyeama

  /   in News, Sports, Trending 1:53 am

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Peter Rufai has told newly appointed coach, Sunday Oliseh to have a standby goal tender that Read More →

Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuade is dead

Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade

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The Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuade Olubose II, is dead. He was 85 years old. The foremost Oba died in London at about Read More →

Okorocha’s symbolic handshake with Obama


  /   in Trending, Viewpoint 6:02 am

A picture they say speaks a thousand word, because of its ability to quickly convey so much meaning with so little, if any, e Read More →

For now, no government has got one naira under bailout arrangement – Oshiomhole


  /   in News, Trending 1:24 pm

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State says contrary to insinuations in many quarters, no state has got a kobo from the Feder Read More →

Gowon: Nigeria is better off with Igbos

(FILES)- A March 2, 2012 file photo shows an Ohafia cultural troupe entertaining bystanders during the burial of Nigeria's secessionist leader Odumegwu Ojukwu at his native Nnewi country home, in Anambra State eastern Nigeria. Odumegwu Ojukwu, who championed the campaign for an independent Republic of Biafra in eastern Nigeria in the 1960s culminating in a 30-month civil war which left more than a million dead was buried at his Nnewi family home in Anambra State. Its name is synonomous with the declaration of independence and updates on the brutal conflict that followed, but nearly 50 years after Nigeria's civil war, Radio Biafra is again making headlines. AFP PHOTO

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Nigeria’s wartime leader, Gen Yakubu Gowon, says “Nigeria is better off with Igbos.” He spoke while delivering an orati Read More →

NYSC bars pregnant women, nursing mothers, PG students from service


  /   in News, Trending 9:28 pm

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has barred pregnant women, nursing mothers and students engaged in postgraduate studi Read More →

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Oritsefemi, Olamide in silent feud over Sebee remix


  /   in Entertainment, News 12:46 am

It was learnt during the week that problem started weeks after Sossi dropped the remix. Sossi and his management were said to Read More →

Synopsis: Tempting Fate

Tempting Fate

  /   in Entertainment, News

Two brothers, one of deep faith and the other buried in a life of crime have their worlds torn apart when the wrong one goes Read More →

Highlife is not dead – Chris Ajilo, highlife legend

Chri Ajilo

  /   in Entertainment, News

Highlife music is not dead. What is happening today is titbits from here and there and then they mix it up and call it someth Read More →

93 Days: Movie on Ebola gets underway

A seller of bananas walks past a slogan painted on a wall reading "Ebola" in Monrovia on August 31, 2014. Liberia on August 30, 2014 said it would deny permission for any crew to disembark from ships at the country's four seaports until the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa was under control. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Entertainment, News

Following the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Nigeria about a year ago, a movie centred on the true-life story of men a Read More →

Mkaze’s trending song maintains top chart position


  /   in Entertainment, News 11:10 pm

The latest single which adds to the profile of the artiste, is a strong afro-cultural symphony waved into soul soothing lyric Read More →

Tundey thunders! Vector’s absence in ‘Igboro’ video is a blessing


  /   in Entertainment, News

Despite Vector’s absence in the video, the acceptance by his fans proved that the fast-rising singer who enjoys singing in Read More →

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Aiming at Buhari through Amina


  /   in News, Politics 1:57 am

Chief Olisa Metuh, the spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP was seemingly enthusiastic last Tuesday. For the first Read More →

Dogara’s deal, Gbajabiamila’s gain

Dogara and Gbajabiamila

  /   in Politics

Signs of unity pervaded the atmosphere in the early hours of yesterday morning as members of the All Progressives Congress, A Read More →

No regrets supporting Jonathan — Odumakin

*Yinka Odumakin

  /   in Politics 7:00 am

Mr. Yinka Odumakin is the National Publicity Secretary of the pan-Yoruba socio-cultural organisation, Afenifere. In this inte Read More →

I’m man enough to succeed Oshiomhole — Omon-Irabor


  /   in Politics

BARRISTER CALSEY Omon-Irabor is a Warri based human rights activist and legal practitioner. In an interview shortly after dec Read More →

Kogi: The game, the players

Idris Wada

  /   in News, Politics

Since the creation of Kogi State, never has the stake on who occupies the historic seat of government, Lugard House, been thi Read More →

Obasanjo very cunning, Tinubu very clever – Alamieyeseigha

Diepreiye Alamieyeisegha

  /   in Politics 8:23 am

Former Governor Diepreye Alamieyeseigha, who is the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Elders Committee in his nat Read More →

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Okagbare eyes World Championship, All Africa Games tickets

Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor reacts after winning the women's 100m event at the Diamond League athletics meeting in Shanghai on May 17, 2015. AFP

  /   in News, Sports 1:13 am

Olympic and World Championships medalist, Blessing Okagbare is on course to cruise into the 15th World Championships in Athle Read More →

Oliseh: Road to Russia 2018 ‘ll be tough


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Newly appointed Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh has warned his countrymen and women not to expect miracles from him, even a Read More →

Baba Ganaru takes charge at Pillars

Kano Pillars FC

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Mohammed Baba Ganaru has officially taken the reins as head coach of Nigerian champions, Kano Pillars. Read More →

It’s crunch time for Siasia’s team, Falcons

Nigeria's soccer team players run with balls during a training session at the Waverley Soccer Complex in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on June 9, 2015, ahead of their 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup group D football match against Australia to be played on June 12. AFP PHOTO

  /   in Sports

Adrenalines will run wild this weekend as Nigerians wait with on the edges to know if their soccer teams will have any chance Read More →

We ‘re condemned to beat E/Guinea – Falcons coach

Super Falcons at the FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 Group D match between Sweden and Nigeria at Winnipeg Stadium on June 8, 2015 in Winnipeg, Canada.   Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/AFP

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Super Falcons stand-in coach, Christopher Danjuma, has revealed that his side are condemned to win their away game at Equator Read More →

All Nigeria Championships: Okagbare docks trials


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African and Commonwealth Games champion, Blessing Okagbare was not in action at the 2015 All Nigeria Athletics Championships Read More →



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